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Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette April 5, 1934

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 5, 1934, Mason City, Iowa i i H 10 N E R i s M E a a L C T OF I n tj i i r lowtfs DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home HOME EDITION NEWSPAPEIl THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS VOL XL FIVE CENTS A COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY APRIL 5 1934 1013 PAIEK CONSISTS OP TWO SECTIONS SECTION ONE NO 153 Huey Draws Spectators Louisiana Senator Fills Galleries at Talks LONG HARRISON ROW IN SENATE By HERBERT FLCMMJEK ASHINGTON April 4 gardless of ones personal esti mate of Louisi anas senior sen P must be set down that at present hes the s e n a t es best drawing card Time was when word was noised around that Borah of Idaho was to make a speech in the senate galleries were filled al m o s t instantly Senator Huey gets em now A friend of the writer recently returned from an extended lecture tour of the country on Washington men and affairs says that the first question asked him by his audience about Huey Long Ac cording to him they were more in terested in Louisianas kingfish than any other man in congress Its not so difficult to explain why Long appeals to gallery habitues As faras they are concerned hes an oddity Not since the days of Magnus Johnson of Minnesota has there been a senator who even re sembles Long His Philippines Speech Take for example his prolonged speech recently against the bill granting independence to the Philip pines It was typical of every speech he makes whether itsdura tion be 15 minutes or two hours The bill per se was merely a springboard as far as he was con cerned Before he had finished he had reviewed many things besides independence for the Filipinos And those who heard him howled in glee He told of how once he tried to borrow from a small town bank in Louisiana and couldnt get it be cause the Balkan condition was about to break out again and cause Announce New High Reached by U S Payrolls 1 south which convert me every year but they have to come back every few months to keep me from back sliding He scoffed at the idea that this countrys aid was needed in the Philippines The Lord in his wis dom put them in a country where they dont need shoes like we do here They dont need the help of anybody Stops for Nothing There were a dozen or more such stories in his speech Served in the Long fashion they are ludicrous but at ths same time highly amusing No other senator either because of unwillingness or inability can capture the galleries as he can Nothing feazes him One of his sweeping gestures sent a filled glass of water hurdling across his desk to the floor wetting him and every thing nearby but he didnt notice it Tydings of Maryland author of the bill he was opposing ap proached and asked if he would keep talking until he could get a bite of lunch Sure returned Huey with out so much as a pause Borah passed by and grinned at him Huey grinned back from a peak of oratory Speaking of oneman Louisianas kingfish is the orig inal one NEW PEAKS HIT IN EMPLOYMENT ANDWAGESBOTH Commerce Department Gives Figures for February WASHINGTON April 5 Payrolls in American manufactur ing industry hit a new high in Feb ruary creating new peaks in both wages and employment untouched since early 1931 The department of commerce an nouncing this today added that probable further improvement in March would supplant these figures but that only incomplete estimates for the month were available The department stated that a swelling in manufacturing payrolls of 12 per cent in February as com pared to January constituted the greatest one month improvement in 15 years NBA Watehes Intently A 6 per cent gain in actual fac tory employment during the month as compared to January was re corded as having been exceeded only three times in 15 years None of the figures included the splurge of pay increases recently announced in the steel automobile and other industries many of which go into effect this month On good authority it was indicat ed that quick general action by in dustry to shorten working hours for reemployment is not now ex pected by blue eagle officials but within a reasonable period volun tary for from large Up to Business If not the original idea that a flat 10 per cent reduction be re FREIGHT WRECK NEAR BRISTOW quired by the government of Grounds for Divorce CHICAGO April 5 Ev elyn Marblestoue 24 who said her misband became abusive because shecouldnt make good coffee was granted a divorce all who cannot show good cause to the contrary may be brought into play The present attitude is to put the responsibility directly up to busi ness Its spokesmen have urged upon Hugh S Johnson insistently their view that if there is no compulsion many industries will do the thing handsomely With his own belief that the initiative should be on the part of industry Johnson has found it easy to leave direct action to private interests for a time While Johnsons aides are going beyond present conditions to gain data on how many more men in dustry could possibly if not why not in the words of the NRA administrator the alliec commerce department concentrated on past statistics Expects Further Improvement It noted slight declines in em ployment in nonmanufacturing in dustry between the middle of Janu ary and the middle of February as offsetting but a small proportion of the marked gain in factory em ployment The actual gain it add ed reversed the downward trenc which had extended over a period of four months As to March possibilities the re port found that current indications I point toward further improvement in the employment opportunities in March It noted that cash income receivec by farmers from the sale of farm products rose nearly 5 per cent dur ing February after allowance for the seasonal trend and was 63 per cent above a year ago Weai FORECAST IOWA Cloudy somewhat cooler in the west portion Show ers in the extreme east portion Thursday night Friday prob ably fair cooler in the extreme east portion MINNESOTA Partly cloudy preceded by showers near Lake Superior Thursday night Fri day fair with rising tempera ture in extreme west portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock Thursday morning Maximum Wednesday 40 Minimum in Night 34 At 8 A M Thursday 40 Rainfall 11 A type of weather more appro priate to March than to April has been dealt to North Iowa for the past four days A little sun but a lot more of cloudiness mist fcg and rain The latter offering pre vailed Tuesday and Wednesday and was continuing Thursday MOCK TRIAL IS HELD ATSII Iowa Supreme Court Bench Hears 4 Senior Lawyers in Practice IOWA CITY April 5 mock trial before a full bench of tn Iowa supreme court took place her this afternoon as a part of the an nal celebration of supreme cour day by the University of Iowa Col lege of Law Four senior students who survive a series of elimination trials acte as lawyers They are John A Gi more Iowa City Merle H Johnson Marshalltown Arthur H Jacobson Waukon and Harold F Reynolds Dubuque Justice Kindig presided over in itiation ceremonies as seven senio students became members of the or der of Coif Honorary Legal society They were Gilmore Jacobson Johnson and Reynolds lawyer for the mock trial and John Butler Des Moines J Harold Sak Council Bluffs and F Arnold Daum Buffalo Center Here are some of the 12 cars which were demolished between Bristow and Dumont when a Chicago reat Western freight plunged through a trestle after a rail broke This picture has the distinction of bclnir the Virit developed from news camera to newspaper cut in Mason City The photo was snapped dur ing a rain bv Kenneth Waughtal and engraved by tiie Kaycnay Engraving company operated by Allen Patton and Mr Waughtal Alt a Vistas Town Center Is Dedicated for Community Building ALTA VISTA April least 00 of the 350 persons who make p this little Chickasaw county city urned out last night for the open ng and formal dedication of a com munity center which is unique in owa They were joined by a goodly number from the surrounding terri ory for the important and happy ccasion The structure built by CWA labor vith material provided locally con sists of a large auditorium and ance floor a commodious stage a well appointed kitchen and a base ment in which provision has been made for showers check rooms and nther facilities suited to the widely raried uses to which the building will be put Its a 515000 Property Labor on the project is estimated t by Ed P Donahue Chicka saw county CWA administrator and the building materials financed jy the Alta Vista committee hrough an election authorizing the diversion of accumulated electric ight funds on a loan basis are valued at bringing the value of the structure to Last nights program took the CREWS BUSY ON RAILROAD WRECK 12 Freight Cars Fall Near form of a jollification with music nd humor eclipsing the serious note njected into the evening by the speaker of the evening E J Ernie Weber as president of the ocal Commercial club was an ef fective and gracious master of ceremonies Mason Cityans on Program Three Clover Leaf quartet of Mason City well known here by virtue of several previous appearances the Fred ericksburg rube band directed by Albert Rube Jensen and the A H Radio entertainers of Water to the musical part of the program and the dedi catory talk was given by W Earl Hall of Mason City The Mason City editor paid high compliment to the cooperative spirit of the Alta Vista community symbolized in the community hall Reference was made to the fact that Alta Vista was the only town in the state which had met the re Turn tn race 8 Column 31 Roosevelt Puts All His Energy to Job of Catching Fish MIAMI Fla April 0 Fish ing was the program of the day for President Roosevelt as he entered his second week of vacation on the warm waters of the Bahamas in complete relaxation Reports from the Nourmahal said the president is really getting into the vacation spirit He and his crew of ship mates are devoting all attention just now to fishing Senate Votes Down Income Increase Tax BRISTOW April crews today continued clearing the wreckage caused when 12 cars in a Chicago Great Western freight train fell yesterday afternoon from a trestle which was demolished The crews worked all night aided by flares and lights from engines Estimates of damage from the accident were roughly estimated at The train and 22 cars safely crossed the trestle and the bridge over the West Fork river 3M miles west of Bristow when a rail broke Then a dozen cars smashed down as the trestle broke There were 68 cars in the train No one was injured in the acci dent it was reported unless some transients might have been in the cars As far as could be learned lowever it was believed that the cars which went off the trestle were not occupied Resumed in 24 Hours Division Supt E W Fowler St Paul this morning stated regular rain service would not be resumed for another 24 hours It was expect ed that the work of salvaging would continue for three days The accident happened about oclock The special freight was goingeast Trains on this sec tion run from Council Bluffs to Oelwein Mr Peterson was engi neer of the train and Mr Barker was conductor in charge That the train and several cars successfully passed over the trestle was indication railroad officials pointed out that the rail was not broken before When the rail broke a car went off the track and bounced a short distance on the ties then crashed into the trestle About 100 feet of the trestle which is 300 feet long was demolished The steel portion of the bridge was not dam aged although the tracks were torn up The cars which fell off the trestle went down for about 16 feet Hampered by Rain A railroad wrecker and crew ar rived here at 7 oclock last night and started at once Rain during the night and heavy fog hampered work some Section crews from Clarksville and Bristow were also working night and day to repair the damage Ten of the 12 cars were owned by other railroad lines Among the cars which went down were two con taining lumber two containing frozen egg whites and butter and one containing hides The egg whites and butter will probably be a total loss it was feared Two See Accident Johnnny Wagner and Orville Jackson Dumont farmers were eye witnesses to the accident They were standing in a barnyard anc saw the wrecx and were among the first to reach it Mr Jackson said I have seen a lot of train wrecks In the movies but this was the first real one I had over witnessed and it was plenty Tern to 1age 8 Column 1 Committee as Bill Nears Vote WASHINGTON April 5 senate today rejected a proposal to increase from 4 to 6 per cent the existing normal income tax and to levy surtaxes ranging from 6 to 71 per cent as against an existing range of 1 to 55 per cent It was offered by Senator La Fol lette R Wis as a part of the tax bill now nearing a vote By this action the senate retained the less severe finance committee schedule calling for a flat 4 per cent normal rate and surtaxes ranging from 5 to 59 per cent The committee surtaxes run through 29 brackets as compared with 28 in the house bill and begin the 5 per cent on net incomes be tween and and reach 59 per cent on those over Vote 47 to 36 The vote against the La Follette was 47 to 36 Chairman Harrison D Miss of the finance committee looked for compromises on new estate taxes the proposed 3 cents a pound ax on cocoanut and other imported vegetable and fish oils He said he iinself would propose an amend ment compelling corporations to re port in their returns a list of all hose receiving from them salaries ind bonuses in excess of The senate approved one amend ment after another yesterday swift ly Without even breaking stride for a record vote it approved a tax of onetenth of one per cent on the capital stock of corporations allow ing each concern to fix its own valu ation but placing an additional five per cent levy as a penalty for under 4IOWANS KILLED AS TRUCK AND CAR HIT HEADON Slightly Injured in Collision on Highway Near Tama TAMA April 5 young Chelsea residents were killed at 2 a m today when their automobile collided headon with a truck four miles west of here as they were returning from a dance at Mar shalltown The dead Raymond A Urush 38 ISurncII Brush 20 Kichurd Knloupek 19 Gladys 1olku 18 The passenger car crashed into a truck operated by Otis Smith and Ray Wernimont of Auburn The truckers were returning from Jef ferson Wis with a load of barley They were only slightly injured the accident Mrs Raymond Brush and Miss iRuth Wilkinson also of Chelsea who were riding in the automobile re ceived minor injuries Mrs Brush was cut on the head and body while Miss Wilkinson was cut by glass Crash Not Explained Coroner Harvey Jones of Tama county announced after a survey o the wreckage that an inquest wouh be held later today Survivors o the crash have not been able to ex plain the cause of the accident occurred at the west end o fhe Sac and Fox Indian reservatio at the edge of Tama Burnell Brush was the son of for mer state senator F A Brush an Raymond was the son of Mr an Mrs Anzy Brush of Chelsea Ottumwa Man Killed OTTUMWA April 5 V Whitney 46 Ottumwa wholesal drug salesman was fatally injure and three Des Moines persons wer hurt in a headon automobile col ision five miles east of here valuation Excess Profits Tax The same kind of approval was given an excess profits tax This would place a levy of 25 per cent on the first of surpluses adjudged improperly accumulated The tax would be raised to 35 per cent for above on the ad justed net income of corporations engaging in this practice On the estate tax question still to be settled Harrison said he would accept a modified LaFollette amend ment The Wisconsin senator pro poses a one per cent tax on net es tates below ranging up to 60 per cent on those above 000 The modification proposed would make the tax one per cent up to Existing law makes this figure DILLINGER PAL SHOT Eugene Green above par oled Minnesota state prison convict and John Dillingcr mobsmiut was shot and arrest ed by department of justice agents in St Paul His red headed woman companion ulso was caught Asocinted Press photo FIND BODIES OF 13 FLOOD DEAD 4 Recovered in Texas and 9 in Oklahoma Where Rivers Raged By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Texas entered into the nations flood picture Thursday with four victims as nine bodies were recov ered in a western Oklahoma flood in which nearly a score may have perished As was the case in the Oklahoma flood which centered around Elk City and Hammon the southwest Texas deaths near Menard occurred when a stream usually shallow be came a torrent because of heavy rains C p Smith district Fera engin eer reported the Oklahoma flood damage at Damage of Millions It was estimated that damage of several million dollars was done in northern and western Wisconsin by rain and melting snow Nine persons died Seven channel projects on the up per Mississippi were endangered to day when the river reached a high stage and continued to rise ng in Con Husbands Silence Is Golden for Her CHICAGO April 5 silence her Mrs Jesse Conway sued her husband for separate maintenance alleging that he never spoke to her She was awarded a week alimony necticut Damage in Ohio Storms in Ohio caused damage es timated at A man was killed by lightning at Canton In Kansas the rains continued but were less serious Farmers expected their crops to benefit Snow held up highway and air traffic in the Rocky Mountain reg ion and lay as deep as 15 inches in places in the Dakota hills In the east 10 families near Hart ford Conn abandoned their homes when the Connecticut river rose more than two feet above flood stage Nine Bodies Found ELK CITY Okla April 5 Nine bodies had been recovered to day as the receding Washita river gave up the victims of its disastrous rampage Nine or ten persons still were missing as boats plied the flood washed area The bodies were found along a 10 iTurn lo 3 Column AUBURN HAIRED WOMAN QUIZZED Parries Police Questions on Dillinger Gang With Cryptic Replies ST PAUL April 5 au burn haired woman parrying police questions with cryptic answers stood today between federal agents and possible capture of the notori ous John Wooden Gun Dillinger The officers continued silent on the progress of their investigation but reports were circulated that the woman is Bermce Norton a friend of Evelyn Frechetti who in turn is a friend of Dillinger Agents re ferred to the woman as Bessie and her description fits closely that of the Norton woman Occupied Apartment The woman occupied an apart ment with Eugene Green a Dillin ger associate Green was severely wounded and the woman was cap tured Tuesday night when the pair called at the home a Negress for luggage Green had left there The arrest of the pair led to dis covery of two more hideouts of the new Dillinger gang in the Twin Ci ties The resultant inquiry led too to the questioning of Edward G Bremer St Paul banker who paid 5200000 for freedom from kidnap ers last January after being held captive 22 days The possible con nection between Dillinger gangsters and the Bremer kidnaping was not explained Four Machine Guns Four machine guns three auto matic rifles one shotgun a minia ture machine gun fashioned from a 38 caliber navy special a and a large quantity of ammunition were found in a St Paul apartment and a Minneapolis hideout occupied by Green and the woman When the woman was arrested she carried mostly in and S100 banknotes This led to questioning concerning recent bank robberies at Sioux Falls S Dak and Mason City Iowa Dillinger himself it was defin itely established was the man who unlimbered the machine gun on two federal operatives and a city de tective last week when Diliinger Green and a woman escaped a po lice trap Fled With Dillinger The woman now held is believed to be the one who fled with Dillin ger down the rear stairs of a Lex ington avenue apartment buildin at that time after a machine gun fight Green accosted by R C Coul ter federal agent a few minutes previously represented himself as a soap salesman and escaped after engaging in a pistol duel with the government man in the apartment house corridors The case signalled the opening of a war against the new Dillinger gang by the federal government which has a force of 25 department of justice agents here Ordinarily only 11 agents work out of the St Paul headquarters HUEY CALLED TO ORDER AS TALK GETS PERSONAL Hints Pat Would Stick Friend in Back and Drink His Blood WASHINGTON April 5 Huey Longwas called to order in the senate today for casting reflec tions on Pat Harrison of Mississippi The Loiiislanan denouncing Harf rison had just said there are two ways of dealing with a friend one being to get your friend in trouble stick him in the back and drink his blood It was the climax of a day long word feud between the Louisiana and Mississippi democrats followed avidly by throngs first in a com mittee hearing and later in the sen ate itself Opinion Less llespected Harrison had averred in a speech that the opinion of the senator from Louisiana is less respected by the membership of this body as whole and by the country than that of any other senator here Blocked by parliamentary rules from making immediate retort Long bided his time to arise later and discuss Harrisons ways The point of order was raised against him by Senator Clark D as the Louisianan was just getting going on a vitriolic attack Clark cited the senate rule for bidding a senator from imputing motives to another unbecoming of a senator Point Well Taken Senator Ashurst democrat Ariz temporarily presiding held Clarks point was well taken and directed Long to adhere to senate rules Then on motion of Senator inson republican senate i voted to permit Long to proceed in order Harrison who had been sitting quietly only two seats away from Long attempted to intervene when Clark raised the point of order and asked the chair to permit the Louis ianan to proceed but Ashurst would not listen In Lesser Disputes The two outspoken legislators had been in several lesser disputes a while before at a senate finance committee hearing on the confirma tion of D D Moore as internal rev enue collector in Louisiana opposed by Long1 Edward Rightor Moores attor ney was invited by Long to go outside after Rightor had said of Jefferson racetrack in Louisiana Thats your track senator Long called that statement an infamous falsehood The exchanges between the Lou isiana senator and Harrison who heads the finance committee per tained to conduct of the hearing Send Country to Hell Then Harrison undertook a reply to a speech yesterday by Long blaming the democratic leadership for Helping the Hoover administra tion to send the country to hell A surplusage speech Harrison termed Longs earlier address I shall offer no defense of what iliis side of the aisle did during the Hoover administration It needs no defense on the part of good demo crats and I am sure the country ap preciates the fact when men charged with a high responsibility here attempt to cooperate In trying to bring the country back to eco nomic normalcy Of course the leader on this side of the aisle Robinson of Arkansas i needs no eulogy from me because Turn to Iaue 8 Column 3 Soups and Salads j Soups Salads and Sandwiches is a collection of 150 handy recipef for light dishes There are hot and coid recipes but all of them are especially useful for all occasions These recipes will be helpful for the daily menu and give many novel ideas for parties teas late suppers bridge luncheons and other oc casions Six cents in coin will bring a copy to any reader Use coupon Collection Unanimous OWANECO III April 5 This town has one church and the population is 334 The Easter offer ing totaled 334 Mason City GlobeGazette Information Bureau Fr eric J Ilaskin Director Washington D C I inclose 10 cents in coin care fully wrapped for the booklet Presidents and 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Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette

Location: Mason City, Iowa

Issue Date: April 5, 1934

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